What does a HDMI cable do?

Answer HMDI stands for High-Definiton Multimedia Interface. It was invented by a group of electronics manufacturers in 2003 for the transmission of high-quality video and audio, mostly in a home theater e... Read More »

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Cheap hdmi cable or expensive hdmi cable does the quality make a difference?

HDMI is digital. it makes no difference at all.Traditional (S-video, Scart, compnent etc) are analogue, and yes it makes a big difference to get a reasonable (not 100's of pounds but tens) cable.T... Read More »

Is there a difference between a $10 HDMI cable and a $100 HDMI cable If yes, then what are they?

Cables make a diference. But how much depends on the application, media, equipment, etc.. More detail on your exact application, would help to determine what you need, or are you a fomenter?

Is there any difference in audio or video quality if i use a $10 HDMI cable against the $100 HDMI cable?

There is no difference. I have a Playstation 3 hooked up to a 42" Sony LCD TV and I used the cheapest HDMI available at Best Buy (around $20). The audio and visual clarity is flawless. Absolutel... Read More »

Im using a dvi-to-hdmi cable from my computer to my pioneer vsx1120k the dvi does not carry sound so im using a rca cable im only getting sound from my receiver when there is no hdmi signal any ideas?

Change the audio input selection on the Pioneer from Auto to Analog. The auto mode expects the audio to come from the HDMI port when it is plugged in.